Ramaphosa and Mantashe bicker as tempers boil in South Africa

Issue 443 - 22 Jul 2021

The jailing of former President Jacob Zuma for contempt of court on 7 July came at an unfortunate moment for South Africa. Pent up frustration following a year of economic hardship due to tough Covid-19 restrictions as well as upcoming local elections and public sector wage negotiations – both historically associated with angry protests – added an edge to demonstrations that was exploited by political and criminal groups.

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